Head Lifeguard (Full Time)
Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation’s capital in the heart of DC’s Wine Country, you’ll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with “big city” amenities.
Who We’re Looking For
If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:
• Creative problem solver
• Proactive self-starter
• Life-long learner
• Strong team player
• Passionate about excellent customer service
• Positive, can-do attitude
• Effective communicator
• Desire to impart knowledge to others
• “Early adopter” of new technologies
What You’ll Be Doing
This is a supervisory, technical, and customer service position that involves overseeing the safe and effective operation of buildings, facilities, and equipment with primary emphasis on the swimming pools at Ida Lee Park Recreation Center and the A.V. Symington Aquatic Center. Work includes administrative functions, lifesaving assistance, ensuring the safe use of the pool facilities, and safeguarding the conduct of pool patrons. Additional responsibilities include maintaining records, facility maintenance, and enforcing established policies and procedures. Work also involves responsibility for assisting in the training of new lifeguards; and working special events, when required. The work schedule will require early mornings, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
High school graduate or GED. Minimum two (3) years of experience as a lifeguard or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Demonstrate a high level of maturity, responsibility, and strong leadership skills. Certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, CPR for the Professional Rescuer. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment. Certified Lifeguard Instructor or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment
TO APPLY: A Town of Leesburg online application for employment is required for each position. Please go to www.leesburgva.gov/jobs to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.